‘How to convince a girl to get an abortion’: the article you wish was satire, but isn’t

When a colleague sent me an article titled How To Convince A Girl To Get An Abortion, I was pretty sure it was satire. I mean, abortion activists have been increasingly less apologetic about their penchant for feticide, academics have been kowtowing to the idea of “forced fatherhood,” and “abortion contracts” may become “a thing,” but seriously? Surely no guy is willing to brazenly confess what I routinely accuse them of: That they are quite simply willing to satiate their sexual appetites regardless of who gets killed in the process. Well, no longer. A writer for the ironically titled website Return of Kings is willing to come out waving his […]
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Fetuses remember! Proof of fetal ‘personhood?’

I reject personhood theory that requires an organism to have certain conscious capacities to attain moral value. I believe that being human is the primary question. But what are personhood theorists to make of a new study demonstrating that fetuses hear words in the womb–and what’s more, remember them? From the AAAS story: Be careful what you say around a pregnant woman. As a fetus grows inside a mother’s belly, it can hear sounds from the outside world—and can understand them well enough to retain memories of them after birth, according to new research. Prior studies of babies showed that they […]
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